Daily Archive: July 11, 2018

The Ethiopian-Eritrean Peace Will Lead to a New Era for the Horn of Africa

The official end of hostilities between Ethiopia and Eritrea has the chance of ushering in a new era of peace and prosperity for what has up until this point been one of the tensest and most impoverished parts of Africa. The fast-moving Ethiopian-Eritrean rapprochement culminated in Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visiting President Isaias Afwerki and signing a joint peace agreement...

The Papua Attacks Prove That Insurgency Is Still Alive in Indonesia

There was a sudden outbreak of violence last week in the Indonesian Province of Papua. Local elections were marred by twoseparate incidents of violence when armed individuals attacked state security representatives in remote parts of the island’s interior, raising concerns that separatist violence might be returning to the region. The Indonesian government has downplayed the influence of these forces for...